Assess Anemia with Eyelid Selfie [video]

Assess Anemia with Eyelid Selfie [video]

Physicians use complete blood count (CBC) tests to address and diagnose anemia by measuring the number, size, volume, and hemoglobin content of red blood cells. In 2015, we wrote about STAT Innovations’ early work with Eyenemia, a mobile app that estimates...
Smart Face Shield Improves Workplace PPE

Smart Face Shield Improves Workplace PPE

As Americans begin returning to work, employers may consider investing in personal protective equipment (PPE) to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the job. A new “tap and track” smart face shield by GTX could reduce concerns about the safety of...
Mount Sinai Monitors Patients with Google Nest

Mount Sinai Monitors Patients with Google Nest

Mention remote patient monitoring, and most of us immediately think of a device that sends data regarding an offsite patient to an in-clinic healthcare team. The Mount Sinai Health System and Google, however, have a different take on the idea of remote patient...
VR Boosts Mental Health Care Outcomes [video]

VR Boosts Mental Health Care Outcomes [video]

Daniel Freeman, Profession of clinical psychology at Oxford University and co-founder of Oxford VR, believes that VR technology can revolutionize mental health care. In April, Oxford VR published a new whitepaper that demonstrates how the company’s VR platform...
Robot Zapps Hospital Germs in Hospitals

Robot Zapps Hospital Germs in Hospitals

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a significant risk. Every day more than 3% of patients in treatment at U.S. healthcare facilities contract an HAI, according to the CDC. As hard as hospitals and other healthcare facilities work to prevent HAIs, the...